Aram Shdeed indeed. A guy I knew.
Indeed I did. Back in junior high. I
think he was a Syrian, something like that.
No, not Assyrian, we studied them in Ancient
History. Though he did have a big nose like
their pictures in the school books. Our school
was filled wtih Italians and Armenians. So
Aram and his name and his nose didn't stand out.
Not with guys like Shahab Shahabian. No sir.
We didn't care that Aram was an Arab.
(Truth is, we didn't know.) So we accepted him.
That is, they accepted him. They never
(Originally posted October 1, 2010)
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